Janet Jackson’s latest banned in Singapore
Singer Janet Jackson’s latest album will remain on the banned list in Singapore unless an offending track containing explicit lyrics is removed. “The distributor can release the album ‘All for You’ by removing the objectionable track ‘Would You Mind,’ ” a spokeswoman for the Films and Publications Department said.
'Survivor' Colleen hits big screen with 'Animal'
On the original "Survivor," Colleen Haskell won over the television audience as the cute girl with the soft-spoken, gentle nature and rock-hard body. Many male viewers might like to be marooned with the 24-year-old Haskell on an island, any island. Preferably deserted. But Haskell now is stuck with Rob Schneider, creator and star of the raucous new comedy, "The Animal."
Love on the Rocks
Actors Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid announced Wednesday they separated six weeks ago after about 10 years of marriage. Their publicist, Lisa Kasteler, declined to say whether the two plan to divorce. “The couple hope that the press will respect their privacy during this difficult time,” Kasteler said. Ryan, 38, began filming the kidnap thriller Proof of Life in May. She has endeared herself to American movie audiences with such romantic comedies as When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail. Quaid, 46, had a lead role in the sci-fi time traveling tale Frequency in May. The two met in 1987 on the set of Innerspace. They married in 1991 and have an 8-year-old son. They appeared together in Flesh and Bone in 1993.
D-Day Museum opens today
World War II veterans looked back to 56 years ago and others paused to honor them Tuesday as crowds celebrated the opening of the National D-Day Museum. Hundreds came early to the Superdome to watch fellow veterans parade past as the museum officially opened on the 56th anniversary of the invasion to liberate Europe from Nazi terror. The opening of the museum has put the limelight back on World War II veterans. About 10,000 of them - including eight who wear the Medal of Honor - gathered here for four days of ceremonies.
John Rocker was sent down to the minors on Monday. But team officials are wondering: Will the controversial southpaw report? Rocker, called a “cancer” by a teammate, was demoted to the minors after a poor start to his season — and a run-in with the reporter who wrote the article that got him suspended him last year. The team said it was a matter of his pitching, which has been inconsistent and wild in recent weeks.
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